Rail strikes

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Aslef says Avanti West Coast is ‘lying’ after firm blames service cuts on strikes
Train drivers’ union speaks out as London to Manchester service scaled back to one an hour

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Network Rail managers accept 4% pay rise that could ease strike disruption
Government seizes on ‘fantastic news’ that should allow skeleton services during planned strikes

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

05, Aug, 2022 @12:39 PM

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Praise be to Mick Lynch, the Brexit arse made good | Stewart Lee
Yes, he’s a Lexit backer, but also the best spokesman for workers’ rights and leftwing values this century

Stewart Lee

31, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Rail strikes leave Commonwealth Games city with almost no trains
‘Special shuttle’ one of few services running in Birmingham after the latest industrial action on the network

Jessica Murray and Mark Townsend

30, Jul, 2022 @7:55 PM

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Labour party is ‘sticking two fingers up’ at working people, says Unite boss
Head of party’s biggest union donor warns members feel ‘crushed’ and may vote not to pay millions to Starmer

Michael Savage Policy Editor

30, Jul, 2022 @5:15 PM

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Rail strikes: union accuses Grant Shapps of lying about negotiations as millions face disruption – as it happened
Head of Aslef says transport secretary ‘misrepresenting’ the truth after claim the union was ‘dragging its feet’ in pay talks

Clea Skopeliti

30, Jul, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Sacked shadow minister calls for Labour to show solidarity with strikes
Sam Tarry calls for ‘fundamental recalibration’ of relationship with trade union movement

Joe Middleton

30, Jul, 2022 @12:39 PM

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Rail strike brings widespread disruption to Great Britain
Industrial action by Aslef union members at seven companies is the biggest strike by drivers in decades

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

30, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Rail strike to cause severe disruption across Great Britain on Saturday
Members of Aslef union will take part in most widespread stoppage by train drivers since rail privatisation

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

29, Jul, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Rail workers are Covid heroes – I’m proud to be on the picket line with them | Sam Tarry
It would have been a dereliction of duty to refuse to join them in their struggle for a fair wage, says Labour MP Sam Tarry

Sam Tarry

29, Jul, 2022 @10:54 AM

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Share your views on the sacking of shadow transport minister Sam Tarry
We would like to hear your thoughts on Tarry’s sacking as a Labour frontbencher after joining a rail strikes picket line

Guardian community team

28, Jul, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Union leader issues threat of UK general strike as rail crisis grows
Aslef members vote for August action, while RMT chief says he will call for general strike if anti-union plans go ahead

Robert Booth, Jessica Elgot and Emily Dugan

27, Jul, 2022 @6:18 PM

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